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Delhi Mayor polls to be held today amidst heavy security

Elections to the coveted posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is scheduled to begin here on Tuesday, after the process was adjourned nearly three weeks ago following acrimonious scenes between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillors.

The House will be presided over by BJP councillor Satya Sharma, who has been appointed presiding officer by the lieutenant governor (LG) VK Saxena.High pitched ruckus was heard in the MCD House as the presiding officer invited alderman Manoj Kumar to take oath first.The presiding officer, MCD commissioner and other officials left the House after the ruckus.The AAP, which ended the 15-year-long reign of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the MCD polls held on December 4, has cried foul play over Delhi LG VK Saxena's decision to appoint BJP councillor Satya Sharma as the presiding officer of MCD and 10 aldermen to the civic body.

Elections to the coveted posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is scheduled to begin here on Tuesday, after the process was adjourned nearly three weeks ago following acrimonious scenes between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillors.For the deputy mayor post, the AAP has fielded Aaley Mohammad Iqbal and the BJP has fielded Ram Nagar councillor Kamal Bagri.

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